January 30, 2012

Happy Mon. Cold still. It was -48 at the airport yesterday morning. Currently -33. Nothing to report. We’ve been hunkering down. Ice-fog yesterday was bad. I went out to do some errands and had to drive blind a couple of times when the light changed and the guy in front of me left me in […]

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January 27, 2012

Happy Friday. Another cold day here. -34 in the yard, and -38 at the airport. Brrr. Not too much to report yokelly. We watched a cute and somewhat disturbing documentary about democracy in a Chinese elementary school called Please Vote For Me! A third grade holds an election with two boys and a girl as […]

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January 20, 2012

Good Fri. The days are getting noticeably longer and the cold has abated somewhat here at -7 but not so much in the flats at -34. We watched a four-part docudrama from PBS on the Medici dynasty in Florence, Italy in the 1400s and 1500s. The family became the largest banking family in Europe and […]

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January 5, 2012

Happy Thurs. Dark here and -30. Not too much going on. We watched the 1971 movie The Last Picture Show over the weekend. The film was nominated for 8 AAs and won for best supporting actor and actress, film, director. It was shot in B&W. The actors lived together for two months in a very […]

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